Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Series Editor:

  • Janette B. Benson, Morgridge College of Education and Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO, USA

Volume 42 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series includes 9 chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area.

A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including Loneliness in Childhood, The Legacy of Early Interpersonal Experience, The Relation Between Space and Math, and Producing and Understanding Prosocial Acts in Early Childhood.

Each chapter provides in-depth discussions and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

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Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.


Book information

  • Published: April 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394388-0

Table of Contents

  1. Loneliness in childhood: toward the next generation of assessment and research
    Molly Stroud Weeks and Steven R. Asher
  2. Cognitive and linguistic correlates of early exposure to more than one language
    Nameera Akhtar and Jennifer A. Menjivar
  3. The legacy of early interpersonal experience
    Glenn I. Roisman and R. Chris Fraley
  4. Some (but not much) progress toward understanding teenage childbearing: a review of research from the past decade
    Claire A. Coyne and Brian M. D’Onofrio
  5. Social-emotional development through a behavior genetics lens: infancy through preschool
    Lisabeth Fisher DiLalla, Paula Y. Mullineau and Sara J. W. Biebl
  6. The relation between space and math: developmental and educational implication
    Kelly S. Mix and Yi-Ling Cheng
  7. Testing models of children’s self-regulation within educational contexts: implications for measurement

    C. Cybele Raver, Jocelyn Smith Carter, Dana Charles McCoy, Amanda Roy, Alexandra Ursache and Allison Friedman
  8. Producing and understanding prosocial actions in early childhood
    Markus Paulus and Chris Moore
  9. Food and family: a socio-ecological perspective for child development
    Barbara H. Fiese and Blake L. Jones